Place:West Augusta, Augusta, Virginia, United States

NameWest Augusta
Coordinates38.27°N 79.308056°W
Located inAugusta, Virginia, United States     (1774 - 1776)
Also located inOhio, West Virginia, United States     (1778 - )
Monongalia, West Virginia, United States     (1778 - )
Yohogania, Virginia, United States     (1778 - )
Contained Places
Inhabited place
Clarksburg ( 1774 - 1776 )
Flint Run ( 1776 - 1778 )

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The District of West Augusta was a short-lived (1774–76) historical region of Colonial Virginia that encompassed much of what is now northern West Virginia and southwestern Pennsylvania.

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In 1776, the District of West Augusta, Virginia was divided into three counties: Ohio, Yohogania and Monongalia, all named for their most prominent rivers. Ohio County then encompassed most of the western region of the district bordering the Ohio River, including parts of what is now southwestern Pennsylvania. Yohogania County consisted of much of what is now southwestern Pennsylvania and the present counties of Hancock and the northern part of Brooke in West Virginia. Monongalia County encompassed what are now the counties of Tucker, Randolph, Harrison and Barbour in north-central West Virginia, as well as parts of what are now Washington, Greene and Fayette Counties in Pennsylvania.